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FOX News
Jun 20, 2014 1:00pm PDT
, gm, ford, moved their headquarters don here. the thing is there's so much energy downtown in sales, service, delivery, medical care, over henry ford hospital system, detroit medical systems, outside indication, wayne state, we have a number of economic incubators that are thriving in the city, and so the value proposition for getting here is so low relative to the benefit you might achieve. >> you are to be commended for a taking on a task -- >> you're very kinds. >> kevyn orr, the detroit emergency manager. a reminder to cities based in similar duress, look closely at what he had to do with the governor and others. he got it done. the devil is any details and the votes. we'll have more. >> a little bit longer. you've reached the age where you've learned a thing or two. this is the age of knowing what you're made of. so why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain... it may cause an unsafe drop in blood press
MSNBC
Jun 20, 2014 12:00pm PDT
. general motors could face another big fine for their latest vehicle recall. gm recalled over 3 million chevy impa las this week for the same faulty ignition switch and wednesday we told you about ceo mary barra's grilling on capitol hill. but there was a long period of time, interestingly enough, when our auto industry was a source of pride and strength. during world war ii as nazi germany marched through europe, america and the world turned to detroit to save it. in a new book called "the arsenal of democracy" recalls how detroit's auto industry and ford motor company transformed into the largest military making enterprise in history, arming the allies with bombers and tanks to help liberate the world. here with us, the author of this book, a.j. bain. thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate it. >> absolute pleasure to be here. >> i was a history major, so i sort of studied this back when i was in college. and i'm always nostalgic for it, even though i wasn't there, because of this sort of coming together for a common purpose that not only soldiers did and the country d
FOX
Jun 20, 2014 5:00am PDT
problem. it did help jp morgan reach a settlement last december. >>> gm dead not recall the impalas until last month and did not notify the national highway safety administration. gm has already paid a $36 million fine for not reporting a similar problem with its cobalts. >>> time is 5:22. it is a big weekend in sonoma. 50,000 nascar fans coming to town. why dozens of chp officers will be right alongside. >> it is killing our best and brightest. >> a father on a mission to end a epidemic. at shell, we believe the world needs a broader mix of energies, to move, to keep warm, to make clay piggies. that's why we are supplying natural gas, to generate cleaner electricity, that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. let's broaden the world's energy mix, let's go. female announcer: then don't miss sleep train's 4th of july sale.? right now at sleep train, save $300 on beautyrest and posturepedic mattress sets. plus, pay no interest for 36 months on tempur-pedic and serta icomfort. big savings and interest-free financing? these deals aren't just hot... they're explosive! don't miss sleep
CSPAN
Jun 20, 2014 7:00am EDT
something to do with it. >> that smacks of a big cover-up to me. and after gm learned of this change, it took months for gm outside experts to confirm they had a change. why did this take so long? >> i don't have an answer for that. i can tell you it did take that long. from the aim of april 2013 when the deposition took place, they knew at that point they had two different switches and they gave it to mr. malotti, the expert, and he came back with the information and that took to almost october. >> yeah, it's amazing. and when the decision was presented in december, no recall was. it took a year before gm finally recalled that. what was issued in december that prevented gm from issuing a recall at that time? miss barra, you can tell me? >> i can't talk about the specific information. we do know that not all that information was presented that the meeting. i would say when the right information was in front of that group, they would make the right decision and i've said publicly -- >> let me just say and i conclude in 35 seconds, this whole sequence, this whole sequence, from the time th
CNN
Jun 20, 2014 3:00am PDT
capped or limited. gm is considering waiving several legal defenses it could use if claims are brought in court. >>> all right. want to talk weather with indra petersons. we know she's been out on the road covering all the storms for us, and apparently she will go to no lengths to capture images of that storm. i see you've been taking some photographs for us? >> totally from 65,000 feet. ever wonder what it looks like when a storm is way up high, not even from space, 65,000 feet. twice the height of an airport, but -- this is over the appalachians. unbelievable storm, actually a month old and nasa is going out there and trying to get observations from the sky to add a little insight to the new science coming our way. severe weather, wish i could say it's all over with, but not exactly let. a little more concentrated out to minnesota and delute and fargo and st. cloud, we do have the threat for severe weather. what everyone is wondering where is the weekend going to be nice? look at the humidity, the hot and sticky factor everyone is complaining about. northeast, numbers are goi
CBS
Jun 20, 2014 5:00am EDT
andrew wiggins or parker, who the sixers like, before the sixers even get to pick. gm san hinge i could be ready to trade up or make another deal. we'll see how it all plays out. >> right now 5:26. coming up in the next half hour every "eyewitness news", we are continuing to follow several breaking stories, including a fire at a camden building that is happening right now. looking live, we'll go back therefore an update on the situation coming up. >> plus, hard warming video that's been watched more than two and a half million times. a blind dog, sees his family for the first time, and by the looks that far tail he is pretty psych about it, we'll hear from the local family about that video that's going viral. >> bob and katie return. they have your traffic and weather together on the 3's. we'll be right bac >> live look at this scene on ferry avenue. this is called plastic consulting and manufacturing company. we checked it out on line, and found a specialized encoding metals with plastics and resin. fire fight remembers still pouring water on that fire, and so far there are no reports
CSPAN
Jun 20, 2014 5:00am EDT
subcommittee on oversight and investigations on wednesday. along with the attorney hired by gm to conduct the internal investigation. the faulty switch is believed to be responsible for at least 12 deaths across the nation. this is just under three hours. >>> i now convene this hearing of the oversight and >> investigation subcommittee entitled the gm ignition switch recall investigation update. i thank my colleagues and representatives for being here.t ms. barra, when you were beforeh this committee almost three ng r months ago, you could not answeb many of this subcommittee's questions about why it took general motors years to figure b out why the air bags in cobalts, ions, hhrs were not deploying when they should have.lts, it took gm years before finally issuing a safety recall.s now mr. valukas has made public his report on the gm fee yas coin which he concludes, there doesn't appear to be a case of a cov cover-up or conspiracy.racyccori instead, according to mr. ng valukas' report, gm's failure was a case of incompetence and t neglect. perhaps this report should have been subtitled "don'
CBS
Jun 20, 2014 1:37am PDT
the gm look like a genius for bringing him in. rickey didn't do it tonight. in front of the reel. bottom third against the sox. go ahead. mistake pitched to yoenis cespedes. jake peavy. it was 2-0. he found a hole in the 7th inning. coco crisp, not so lucky at first. nice blast, not enough. as the as won 4-2. they lead the al west by six games. flying on the warriors pursuit of the timberwolves star kevin love. here is the proposed trade. klay thompson along with david lee and a future draft pick to minnesota for love. and guard kevin martin. in other warriors news. former phoenix head coach alvin gentry is going to be the top assistant. not an extra for game of thrones. is world cup business. england unable to defend uroguay. they won 2-1 to go to the knock- out round. england is still alive tonight. >>> the aforementioned 11-year- old lucy lee. first round u.s. women's open. she had three bad holes. played the other 15 and one under. but the two doubles and one triple bogey has her at eight over par for the event. that is a 78. she would make the cut with the strong showing tom
Bloomberg
Jun 20, 2014 4:00am EDT
out for the prime minister? we talk to the foreign defense minister of the country. gm and siemens make their cases to the french president. , ge has just come out and heavily criticized siemens offer for aslstom. unsurprising, i guess. >> that's right. paris. is raising in you have ge coming out with a statement saying that the siemens offer is unrealistic. the cash component of ge is still higher than siemens and that the siemens bid will split alstom's businesses. just after an improved offer from siemens and mitsubishi earlier this morning. ge says they will improve their cash component. it will make their offer less creating less joint ventures and creating a joint venture with oust him -- als tom. tension is rising, a lot is at stake for alstom. we will wait and see what is the reaction from the french government later today. >> talk to me about the union reaction for this. they are having a huge influence, the unions. i guess the politics is reflecting that. what have they been saying? >> that's right. the unions of oust him -- alstom met with jeffrey immelt himself yesterda
CSPAN
Jun 20, 2014 1:00am EDT
take a few seconds to talk about how gm's trying to get those people to take those cars in. >> well, we're doing a lot on social media. and we're looking at the populations, especially some of these vehicles are older vehicles. we've done actual research to figure out what messages would be most compelling to have these individuals come in to get their vehicles fixed. i would also say -- the dealers are working to do specific arrangements with each individual to make it as inconvenience -- >> as convenient. >> as convenient as possible to reduce the inconvenience. so there's a number of steps. >> let me ask you can you meet the october 4th nhtsa deadline? >> we are on track. you know, i have talked to the ceos of the companies making these parts, and we monitor it on a daily basis. >> thank you. mr. olson, five minutes. >> i thank the chair and welcome, miss barra, and mr. valukas. i approach issues like these from a perspective naval officer and a pilot. we in the navyyard are called skippers. good skippers give credit to others who do good. when good things happen in the squadron,
FOX Business
Jun 19, 2014 11:00pm EDT
. neil: to k used do gm after the recall mess for a film in number that was a victim or the car was compromise? my next guest says you can leading the $10 billion lawsuit against gm claiming in have the value of the cars that owners have right now. the attorney leading that suits reid did if you own and gm cars. >> the argument has devalued all brands with the ignition switch. but they are on fire with a sales gimmick that is the same after toyota after they recalled 2.5 million cars they gave dealers a huge incentives to keep the sails up and gm is doing the same thing. the roar -- there was of market appreciation. neil: but bin in terms of the perceived value. >> we have seen efforts of $3,000 or more depending on the cover model. neil: $10 billion? >> i took 15 million karzai was being conservative in this category with some number around $1,000 and came up with 15 billion but we said tend to be conservative. neil: you must know there is no chance in hell you will get that stuff like that is what people said with toyota and i got 1.6 billion. that started with priests -- was sear
LINKTV
Jun 19, 2014 3:00pm PDT
weight. to in the 2005 message nearly a dozen colleagues, gm employee laura andris warned about driving a 2006 in pollock that had stalled. after consulting with an engineer, she said -- the new recall comes on top of the earlier recalls this year of around 20 million cars, including 6.5 million ferguson -- for ignition switch defects they had ignored. it has been linked to at least 13 and possibly hundreds of deaths. general motors ceo mary barra faced questioning from democratic congress member from colorado. >> you have been with the company for 30 years. how does someone who is spent an entire career within the culture of gm -- i believe there are 210,000 employees with gm and you mentioned 15 were fired. that is 99.999% if my math is right. if you haven't changed the people, how do you change the culture? >> to 15 people that are no longer with the company are the people that either did not take action they should or did not work urgently enough to rectify this matter. and they are no longer part of this company. >> it was her third appearance before congress since gm began
FOX Business
Jun 19, 2014 6:00pm EDT
replace gasoline powered cars. a civil war. charles: i don't know if he means between tesla and gm or the sunnis and the shias. >> too expensive. the technology behind it. charles: they are using it successfully in buses. i don't lie, this is a high-risk idea, and i don't know that it goes back to $144, but i do think down here, you have a good shot at doubling money. >> power grid is a mess, this is a backup for power grid. something else we need to think about. charles: from champs to chumps, what happens when a company is the undisputed best at what it does and overnight becomes obsolete. this is an intriguing dilemma. we're talking survival on "making money." so i can reach ally bank 24/7 but there are no branches? 24/7 i'm sorry- i'm just really reluctant to try new things. really? what's wrong with trying new things? you feel that in your muscles? yeah...i do... drink water. it's a long story. well, not having branches lets us give you great rates and service. i'd like that. experience a new way to bank where no branches = great rates. ally bank. your money needs an ally. . charles:
FOX Business
Jun 19, 2014 5:00pm EDT
be paying for actual security. >>> and the gm recall scandal, new indications that ignition switch defect may affect other car brands as well. we begin tonight with a new proposal supported by both sides in congress. democrats and republicans. to hike the federal gas tax by as i said, more than 65%. that's right. with conflict in iraq pushing oil prices higher and gas prices near record highs for this time of year, congress wants to squeeze you a little more. remember the gas tax is one of the biggest consumer taxes with more on this, diana with the manhattan institute. david nelson and senator john hogan from north dakota to join us. i will start with you, diane, what do you make of the tax? is it a good idea? >> well, it's better than the alternative which is letting the highway trust fund run out of money and stop spending on infrastructure july 31. it would be better to have a tax on vehicle miles driven. better to divulge the trust fund to the states and let them raise taxes. doesn't look like congress is going to do either of those things. we have to have mechanism so drivers
CSPAN
Jun 19, 2014 5:00pm EDT
note the, quote, there's no evidence that degiorgio told anothers at gm, including ng nears on the cobalt program and the spring change to the ignition switch he authorized in april of 2006. so mr. valucas the report notes that other gm employees had received documents describing the ignition switch change as early as june of 2006 and that these documents clearly indicated that the switch's used in pre-2007 models were not within specifications. is that correct? >> the answer so that question is -- there were e-mails which were forwarded to other individuals which contained within those e-mails after the change was made, information about the fact that the torque had changed. we interviewed those individuals. those individuals by and large, in the warranty area, they had -- they were looking at something that it meant nothing to them as we were able to locate and find. it was not -- they were totally unaware of the issues concerning the switch not deploying any aspect of it. one individual who did know all of the facts and had that information was mr. degiorgio. the other engineers
FOX Business
Jun 19, 2014 4:00pm EDT
that won't be paying for actual security. >>> and the gm recall scandal, new indications that ignition switch defect may affect other car brands as well. we begin
CSPAN
Jun 19, 2014 3:00pm EDT
switch. and that discovery was not a result of gm's own investigative work but raised in the course of a lawsuit brought by the family of a young woman who died behind the wheel of a cobalt. how was this discovered? an investigator for the families took two ignition switches apart and compared them. something gm failed to do over seven years of investigations. ms. barra, you sought this internal investigation and you have publicly acknowledged how troubling its findings are. your company has cooperated with this committee investigation and i thank you for that. you have taken corrective action by changing procedures and trying to remove road blocks to make sure safety concerns come to light. based on this report, though, there are no easy fixes for the kind of systemic kultsureal breakdowns and fundamental misunderstandings that permitted gm engineers not to suspect a safety problem when cobalts were stalling due to a faulty switch. the possibility these problems are pervasive and cultural deeply concerns me. concerns us all. we learn machine that gm has announced yet another recall. 3
CSPAN
Jun 19, 2014 1:00pm EDT
hours. >>> i now convene this hearing of the oversight and investigation subcommittee entitled the gm ignition switch recall investigation update. i think my colleagues and representatives for being here. ms. barra, when you were before this committee almost three months ago, you could not answer many of this subcommittee's questions about why it took general motors years to figure out why the air bags in cobalts, ions, hhrs were not deploying when they should have. it took gm years before finally issuing a safety recall. now it's been made public his report on the gm fiasco in which he concludes there doesn't appear to be a case of a cover-up or conspiracy. instead, according to mr. valukas' report, gm's failure was a case of incompetence and neglect. perhaps this report should have been subtitled "don't assume malfeasance when incompetence will do." i still have questions about whether gm employees willingly withheld information during previous lawsuits. information that could have led to an earlier recall and prevented some of these tradition from occurring. in many ways the facts
ABC
Jun 19, 2014 12:00pm EDT
safety administration looked into the problem as part of a wider probe as they look into gm's recall for defective switches, chrysler will fully cooperate with the investigation. >>> retirements can give people a chance to do something they never could before like traveling, lisa thomas-laury talks to a travel agent that specializes in senior. >> she made a second career of helping seniors go overseas. adele started her second career at age 66 and has never looked back. >> for me, the value of travel is learning other cultures and the wonders of the world. she suggests using a professional. it doesn't cost you one cent more. but they will take all the hassle out of it. and she says that travel agents will find a group you can travel with. >> you don't have to do anything but you get the group price. if the idea of a cruise floats your boat, she recommends finding one that caters to older adult. >> if you are into sitting at a large table with a group, have you have nothing to be afraid of. for more information go to 6abc.com. >>> well, the "action news" team is working on news storie
FOX
Jun 19, 2014 7:00am PDT
about some of the larger gm vehicles. >>> some people who live in san francisco are calling for more traffic signals and flashing lights at an intersection where a homeless man was killed. the crash happened sunday at the i-80 offramp at 5th street. the chp says a driver went too fast around a sharp curve and crashed through a guardrail and homeless encampment killing a man sleeping in a tent. jaime juarez is accused of being under the influence. >>> we're learning more about the generosity of a man killed in a road rage last month. a fund started by police for the family of lamb has received close to $125,000 in donations. that's the most a san jose police fund has ever raised for the family of a crime victim. lam was shot and killed last month in an apparent road rage shooting while running errands. two people have been arrested in this case. >>> new concerns about the safety of cars. the head of general motors testified yesterday before congress facing tough questions about gm's delay in recalling cars with bad ignition switches. >> i will not rest until these problems are resolve
CSPAN
Jun 19, 2014 10:00am EDT
. out foren, gm has come an internal report, looking at the how and why of this ignition switch problem. she is may be expecting a less skeptical reception, but lawmakers were highly skeptical. as to why gmious would not consider a running stall to be a safety problem, which is problem -- part of what they said about the ignition switch problem. she faced a lot of skepticism and tough questions. host: who did this report and what did it say? guest: the report was done by anton valukas. he is a formal attorney. he did reports like this for the lehman brothers. he interviewed a couple hundred , what they came up with was that the ignition switch problem really grew out ofthe dysfunctional kind culture of gm. it was not an orchestrated cover-up, but instead, it was a case of negligence and incompetence in many ways. the engineers who were looking at the problem did not realize it wouldt switched off disable the airbags. that was a crucial link missed for a long time. furthermore, one of the engineers in charge of the project back in 2000 six, he changed the design of the ignition switch an
CBS
Jun 19, 2014 7:00am PDT
lawsuit alleges gm vehicles sold between july of 2009 and april of 2014 have lost value because of faulty ignition switches. >>> traffic and a pretty good weather report coming up. your forecast and more right after the break. >>> good morning. liza battalones here "kcbs traffic" kicking off with very slow traffic heading toward the sunol grade. an accident involving a jackknifed big rig. no lanes are shout down. traffic is very slow jammed up out of pleasanton. and the bay bridge commute is just horrible. we had an accident on the span, and as a result. over 45-minute delays leaving oakland. i-80 westbound backed out of richmond to the bay bridge. here's lawrence. >>> all right, liza. fog has returned to the coastline. we have some cooler temperatures in store for the bay area. at least approaching the golden gate. over the financial district, some hazy sunshine right now. that ridge of high pressure starting to weaken somewhat so the temperatures will be coming down but still warm inland. you will see some mid to upper 80s there, a lot of 70s and 80s inside the bay but patchy fog and 60
ABC
Jun 19, 2014 7:00am PDT
revealed that e-mails that show a gm employee warned the company about a possible ignition problem with the chevy impala nearly ten years ago, but that car was not recalled until this week. >>> well, a frightening scene in los angeles. a woman escaped from this car. look at that dangling four stories high off the edge of a parking garage. apparently she hit the gas instead of the brake. luckily those cables stopped the car from actually falling. >>> and another deadly crash involving a private jet. this time a plane veering off the runway in huntsville, alabama, bursting in flame killing three people. the cause of that crash under investigation. >>> and the owner of the washington redskins is vowing to fight a federal trademark ruling that denies protection from the team's name. the u.s. patent office has ruled the name is disparaging to native americans and, therefore, cannot be trademarked. the team's appeal could take years. >>> and a major accomplishment in the major leagues. dodger pitcher clayton kershaw threw his first career no-hitter against the rockies. the only other no-hitter of
CBS
Jun 19, 2014 6:00am PDT
best. >>> time now is 6:09. a california woman files a billion-dollar lawsuit against gm over faulty ignition switches. why she says the company owes customers who weren't involved in crashes. >> and amazon is unveiling its new 3d smartphone. the hidden agenda behind the big launch, coming up. >> and the cooldown begins, low clouds and fog sweeping back onshore. how much cooler will it get? we'll talk about that next. >> and we're watching this accident now in san francisco slowing down traffic along 101 affecting the commute heading towards the central freeway in san francisco. more "kcbs traffic" still ahead. the wonder of summer is that i never know what kind of adventure awaits. the days are longer, and the breeze feels a little sweeter. and, thanks to volvo, i'll pay nothing for repairs or maintenance for 5 years, nothing. they even cover my first month's payment. so, i'll be happy wherever the summer takes me. the wonder of summer event. the 2015 volvo s60 with complimentary first month's payment. female announcer: then don't miss sleep train's 4th of july sale.? right now at s
FOX
Jun 19, 2014 6:00am PDT
at gm. >> a house is subcommittee grilled her on why it took ten years to recall the cars. 54 turned off safety equipment which included airbags and there was no sign of a cover up but families of the people who were killed, knew about the problems said, they held them and if we went out and killed somebody, we would be held to the full extent of the law, gm should not being any different. >> a document surfaced from an e-mail from gm engineers suggesting there was a switch problem with millions of larger arizona. and it foots to yours to the way they perfect expected. it also has fire fly technology and recognizes millions of items and gives instant information like pricing. it starts at $99 and is only available through at&t. >>> drivers are urged to leave your cars at home in the garage and why is the drivingish -- issue, the main reason it is underway right now. >>> good morning we still have some problems and we are following traffic all over the bay and i have better news about that crash in the city and i will tell you more about your drive time here. >> there is a litt
LINKTV
Jun 19, 2014 5:00am PDT
allegations gm knew about the flaw in inin addition switches for more than a decade but failed to recall the cars until recently. 13 people died in car accidents allegedly linked to the defect. barra said gm failed to handle a complex safety issue in a responsible way. >> i addressed the entire global workforce about the report. i told our team as bluntly as i knew how that the series of questionable actions and inactions uncovered in the investigation were inexcusable. >> she stressed again that she will not resign until the problems in the company are solved. gm fired 15 people including engineers and researchers for failing to report the problem to executives. the firm also plans to set up a fund to help families of the victims. many are criticizing the company, though, for saying top management was not to blame for the problem. >>> airline managers in japan are looking into the sky. they're seeing a bit of a hole, though. there are about 57 pilots certified to fly commercial aircraft, but many are in their 40s and will be retiring around the year 2030. with growing demand, air
CBS
Jun 19, 2014 5:00am PDT
asking price. and they are still a bargain. >> and gm facing a multi- billion-dollar lawsuit now. the controversy surrounding some of its vehicles amid a massive recall. >> and here is a live look out of fremont where people are up and at it early this morning for the opening of a new boudin bakery. we'll be right back. hey there. did you select these things on purpose? not a color found nature. there's nothing wrong with tha. i can hear your arteries clogging. ok. no. this is tap water. i can't let you buy this. oh. crystal geyser please. crystal geyser. bottled at the mountain source. a broader mix of energies, world needs which is why we are supplying natural gas, to generate cleaner electricity, that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and why with our partner in brazil, we are producing a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane to fuel cars. let's broaden the world's energy mix, let's go. welcoheyback. really? kiss your abs goodbye. cardiologist to check stand 1. crystal geyser alpine spring water? toucé. crystal geyser. always bottled right at the mountain source. just
FOX
Jun 19, 2014 5:00am PDT
employees, i am not afraid of the truth and i am not going to accept business as usual at gm. >> this is more on why it took ten years to reignite and it turned off safety equipment including airbags. an investigator said there was no sign of a cover up and however families say gm employees should face criminal charges. >> they did nothing criminally libel. if you or i went out and killed somebody we would be held to the full he can tent of the law -- extent of the law. >> they just recalled another 3.5 million cars this week. a document surfaced saying there might be a switch problem with largest models. >>> and the u.s. economy still needs help from the feds to keep growing. it shows they are at their all time lowest level at least for full-time rates by the middle of next year. >>> and a worldwide out taj, users whose try to log on, facebook has not said what caused that out and and many people went on twitter to joke about the outage using the hash tag facebook down and some are tag it an important moment in history looking for candles. people cannot check in on facebook and let peop
CBS
Jun 19, 2014 4:30am PDT
represent 15 million gm cars' owners. it alleges gm sold vehicles between july 102009 and april of this year and have lost value amid the controversy about faulty ignition switches. >>> a philadelphia resident wanted in germany for aiding and abetting in the killings in auschwitz is in custody in the u.s. without bail. germans have charged 89-year- old johann breyer with 158 counts of homicide. they say he is a former nazi who helped kill 3,000 people during world war ii. >>> germans want breyer extradited as soon as possible. >> the other guards who were in that circumstance in the battalion he belonged to made it possible for the killings. >> germans would like breyer extradited as soon as possible. that hearing is set for august. his lawyers say the man is too old, sick and weak to stand trial. >>> alcatraz is considered by some to be one of the most haunted places in america. >> kpix 5's brian webb shows us a couple of tourists say they now have proof. >> welcome back, you guys. welcome back. >>> reporter: more than a million tourists visit alcatraz every year. a lucky few claim the
CSPAN
Jun 19, 2014 7:00am EDT
should be watching for. also on capitol hill, yesterday, this is the money section of usa today -- gm's ceo was back up their. congress told her that gm is not fixed yet. the general motors aceto -- the general motors that they haded to handle a complex safety issue. "it looks like a lot more than 15 people should have been terminated. ." we covered that hearing. if you missed it, go to our website, www.c-span.org. the detroit free press out of michigan, gm's headquarters, "reporte the headline, ignitions doubted." another story that many of you have probably heard about. a panel here in washington has canceled the trademark for the redskins name. impaction, which would six different trademarks, does not have any immediate effect cormorant nor does it barred the team from using the name. it allows federal court review of the t decision. declined to comment on the development after wednesday's meeting. the trademark attorney for the team said that they would appeal the decision. even with the team were to lose an appeal, the loss of the federal trademark is more a symbolic blow that a fa
CBS
Jun 19, 2014 4:00am PDT
investigation is part of an expanding look into air bag and ignition issues across the u.s. auto industry. gm has issued more than 40 recalls this year alone and yesterday's gm's ceo faced some tough questions on capitol hill. jericka duncan reports. >> reporter: general motors' ceo mary barra did her best to persuade lawmakers that gm is changing its ways. >> it's difficult to announce so many recalls but it's absolutely the right thing to do. >> reporter: she says there is no longer a culture of keeping quiet about known problems. the company has recalled about 20 million vehicles worldwide this year. >> i think most important the work we're doing and the actions we're taking with the additional recalls demonstrates how sincere we are about putting customers at the center. >> reporter: but lawmakers want to know why only 15 employees were fired and why the recalls are taking so long. fred upton read a letter from a 2005 employee. she was concerned about an ignition problem she experienced when she was driving a chevy impala. >> so when was the recall for the '06 impala announced, do you kno
ABC
Jun 19, 2014 4:00am PDT
shopping cart. >>> more vehicles are under investigation for ignition problems, but it's not gm this time. regulators are look at 700,000 chrysler cars that could have the same problem as millions of gm vehicles. it involves the dodge grand caravan and journey and the chrysler town and country. >>> meanwhile, gm's ceo mary barra was on capitol hill defending the results of the internal gm investigation of its long-delayed recall of millions of vehicles with ignition problems. their defects are linked to at least 13 deaths, but house lawmakers were skeptical asking if the changes barra made to the company have really made any difference. >>> a vehicle with a unique place in american culture could soon be getting a makeover. when you think of harley-davidson, the words powerful, big and loud come to mind, but this is what one hog may soon sound like. listen to this. that's right. pretty quiet. the usual rumble of a gas-powered bike is gone there. harley-davidson released this overnight. it likely means the announcement today of an electric-powered motorcycle. >>> what are you having fo
CBS
Jun 19, 2014 7:00am EDT
motors shows more gm vehicles have faulty switch defects. not just small ones but large ones too. the e-mail shows that switches for large and small cars were approved by the same gm engineer, and he was recently fired. >>> and the hill says a group of senators lit into e-cigarette wednesday. the manufacturers insist they only want adult customers. as vinita nair, members of congress say they've heard that before. vinita, good morning. >> good morning to you. well, the hearings on capitol hill were heated and they were all about this electronic cigarette. the manufacturer says it delivers liquid anything teen all with the press of just one button but lawmakers are concerned about who these products are marketed toward. the animated disney movie "frozen" was a success at the box office and it spawned a hit, "let it go." but senators said the e-cigarette brand mark-10 saw a marketing opportunity releasing this ad with the tag line "let it glow." the senators also objected to this facebook showing "enjoy" showing pattinson puffing on one of its devices. he's star of the trilogy vampire mov
FOX
Jun 19, 2014 7:00am EDT
organization, of course, ron hextall, the new gm, came from los angeles, learned under dean lombardi, it will be fun to see how he revamps this team so i think it is the right guy, excited to see them rebuild. >> big phillies fan, picture every you in your phillies shirt. >> but that boy, when i was in eighth grade. >> yes, number 34,. >> i didn't get the baseball, coming, coming shall, i lost it, at the last minute. >> then kick out of there? >> cool job. that will was it, i was done, that was hanging out with ron say. >> did you play any of these sports in high school? >> i played football. that was my thing. >> i played a lot of football at malvern. >> of course. >> big football school. so that was my thing. >> so whether you come back from los angeles these days; philly changed much for you? a loft friends and family in the area? >> i'll see my parents tonight, dinner, still villanova, fantastic, not for now. last night downtown, and we were down it italian market, getting good italian meal. you come, in hey, babe, how yo doing? grab a chicken, stuff it. >> so you're italian, rig
CNN
Jun 19, 2014 3:00am PDT
defect back in 2005. a gm engineer told colleagues the switch in the chevy impala that she was driving popped out of the run position and caused the engine of that vehicle to shut down. she then urged a massive recall at the time, and gm didn't issue the recall of over 3 million vehicles until recently. >>> the families of three missing israeli teenagers got quite a surprise visit, from '70s pop singer tony orlando. he tied three yellow ribbons to the tree outside one of the family's homes in israel. orlando famous for his south carolina "tie a yellow ribbon around the old oak tree." those three teens disappeared last week returning home from a jewish seminary last week. >>> already won two cy young awards and now dodgers pitcher clayton kershaw has had a no-hitter on his resume. he struck out 15 colorado rockies, walked no one in the 8-0 win. almost had a perfect game in the seventh but missed it due to a throwing error by the shortstop hanley ramirez. this was kershaw's first no-hitter but the second of the entire mlb season this year. josh beckett, also a dodger, did it against the
ABC
Jun 19, 2014 6:00am EDT
. >>> there's a switching problem that may have led to a dozen deaths in gm vehicles. >> reporter: the u.s. is investigating chrysler vehicles for an ignition switch defect similar to the one that led to the gm massive recall. safety regulators are looking at the fact that the ignition key could be knocked out of the position causing problems. >>> stocks continue their run thanks to the federal reserve on interest rates that the u.s. economy would continue to grow moderately. >>> harley davidson may be about to rock the motorcycle world with an electric bike. will there be a harley without that iconic rumble? we'll find out today. >>> the comic convention is back in town there's a full lineup of actors and actresses expected to appear the show runs through sunday at the pennsylvania convention center. maybe you'll camp me in my wonder woman gear. >> my favorite. >> reporter: i will be there at noon signing autographs. >> i had a under rely -- under roos as a kid. >> reporter: different image. we had showers off the coastline, showers up to the north. as we go in tighter there's showers popping
MSNBC
Jun 19, 2014 2:30am PDT
hurt the resale value of millions of gm cars by waiting a decade to initiate the recalls. meanwhile, e-mails from 2005 suggested gm employee warned the switches were a serious problem that could lead to a big recall. the details emerged as ceo mary barra testified again on capitol hill. the faulty parts have been linked to at least 13 deaths. >>> it may have been the worst kept secret in the tech world. >> can we build a better phone for amazon prime members? well, i'm excited to tell you that the answer is yes. [ cheers and applause ] >> amazon entered the smartphone business yesterday with the release of its fire phone. it features a 4.7-inch screen that the company is calling 3d capable. ceo jeff bezos says it also has the best camera of any phone, but maybe its most important feature? a visual recognition app for music, tv shows and other products. the company hopes customers might choose to buy these products directly from amazon. interesting. the fire phone will be available on july 25th exclusively through at&t starting at $200. that's interesting. for more on the strategy, l
with what's happening this morning. >>> gm in the hot seat. new evidence shows the car giants latest recall may have been ten years in the making. you will not believe the e-mails. good morning, welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. >> i'm john berman. we begin with the dangerous weather set to hit areas already hit by tornadoes, rain and powerful winds. >> a twister on the ground in south dakota taking aim at a small city in its state. >> oh, my gosh. it hit something. oh, no! >> sounds like you can hear the hail, too. the tornado ran through the heart of wessington springs. no reports of serious injuries. >> look at what the same storm did a few miles down the road. the pictures are so angry, so violent. tornadoes dancing around each other. you can see the winds spinning there. >> oh, my goodness. >> you can see the wind grabbing the barn and pulling it to pieces. wow. another tornado responsible for this damage near sioux falls. luckily the people survived. they were hiding in their basement. >> god was on our side through this. we'll get through this. everything else is
FOX News
Jun 19, 2014 2:00am PDT
air flags not to am deploy after it stalls. it is an investigation not a recall at this point. gm recalling millions of cars. e-mails were presented showing the switch defect is not just in small cars but in bigger cars as well. senators proposing raising the gas tax $0.12 over two years to fund the highway trust fund. last time gas taxes were raised was back in 1993. amazon has finally announced its fire phone six cameras render 3-d images. they present the user with ways to buy em this. it has a two-year at&t contract. t the s&p had another high yesterday. >> loren simonet net -- lauren simonetti thank you very much. >> up up and away the tsa using fuzzy math to charge you more for your flight. why airlines are even against these new fees. >> image driving in a cab when this happens speeds in and out of traffic slamming into a tree what happened behind the wheel that even the driver could not control? replace your laptop? start with the best writing experience. make it incredibly thin. add an adjustable kickstand, a keyboard, a usb port, and the freedom of touch. and, of course,
ABC
Jun 19, 2014 1:42am PDT
chrysler town and country have the same type of ignition troubles as millions of recalled gm cars. nearly two dozen complaints about the price of the ignition switches have been reported already. gm's reaction to the problems with ignition switches is what brought ceo mary barra back to capitol hill for the third time in six months. barra defending the results of an internal gm investigation into a long delayed recall for millions of unsafe cars. the defects linked to 13 deaths. some house lawmakers were skeptical gm changed its culture to improve safety. ♪ >>> have i announced enough this week how much i love the world cup? >> great song, too. >> all around. i love shakira. there have been wild scenes in the stadium in rio. >> wild. 100 chilean fans past the checkpoint, broke down the wall in the media room all in hopes of trying to get to see their team take on spain. stadium security got them under control there before anybody made it to the stands. they're waking up this morning in jail and will be deported, officials say. >> that happens to us in the mornings here. and too
PBS
Jun 19, 2014 1:00am PDT
culture in response to the recall of millions of def t defective cars. shares of gm ended a fraction lower today. phil lebeau has the latest on g m's own investigation into the ignition switch recall. >> reporter: back on capitol hill to answer questions about faulty ignition switches and the recall of 2.6 million cars, g m's ceo mary barra maintained her company is changing. >> this is not another business challenge. this is a tragic problem that should never have happened and must never happen again. >> reporter: for barra, there were few moments where she was on the hot seat but time and again they are skeptical she can remark the corporate culture, to focus first on safety. >> why the foot dragging? is this typical of g m's investigation sbointo a product concern and how do you intend to change this? >> we have it the way we're working through recalls today. we change that process. it's expedited and the most senior levels of the company are involved and i don't want to do recalls, we'll do what is right for customers and demonstrating it today. >> reporter: gm says 13 people wer
CSPAN
Jun 19, 2014 4:00am EDT
. given that gm has now recalled i think it's 40 million cars. do you have a revised number of deaths from crashes that may have been associated with the faulty ignition switch? do you have a number yet? >> the recall we did on monday, there's no known. >> overall. >> the information that we have as it relates to the cobalt and the population of those vehicles the known number that we have is still 13. >> thank you. recognize mr. dingle now for five minutes. >> thank you, mr. chairman. welcome, miss barra and mr. valukas. we appreciate you being here today. you mr. valukas and your team have compiled a report about serious internal shortcomin kuc that general motors has contributed to the company's failure to report a safety defect in the chevrolet cobalt. i know that mrs. barra serves with grave concern about the report finding, and i look to her and the gm leadership for establishing more responsible and communicated clufs in gm. we all recognize your report is not an end to the investigation. it does include a number of comments on recommendations which i feel gm should commit to i
CSPAN
Jun 19, 2014 3:00am EDT
head of gm was on capitol hill taking questions about the automaker's recall of defective ignition switches. here's part of ceo mary barra's testimony. >> ms. barra, would you like to open? thank you, please full microphone close to you. thank you. you have to turn it on as well. thank you. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i appreciate the chance to appear before you again today on the ignition switch issue. before i proceed with my brief remarks, i want to again express my sympathies to the families that lost loved ones and those, too, who suffered physical injury. i'm ever mindful that we have a special responsibility to them and to those families and the best way to fulfill that responsibility is to fix the problem by putting in place the needed changes to prevent this from ever happening again. when i was here 11 weeks ago, i told you how we intended to proceed with this matter. i promised we would conduct a comprehensive and transparent investigation into the causes of the ignition switch problem. i promised we would share the findings of the report with congress, our regulators, n
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